characters that are not hereos

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Isn't it interesting, or disconcerting, how the older we get, we start to look back on our favorite forms of literature and entertainment with fresh eyes, only to be spurned by truth? Let's be real, there are a significant number of characters in our best fiction tales that are not the people we thought they were or the people we were taught to believe they were. Ahh to be young and innocent again.

I can't help but love a villain, even if they're supposed to be the hero.

Redditor u/tandyman234 wanted to dissect the way we've maybe described some characters in storytelling wrong, by asking:

Who is wrongly portrayed as a hero?
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